Michael Palin in the studio...
Michael Palin tells Simon Mayo about the problems the Monty Python team had with The Life of Brian.
Released in 1979, the film made little money in either British or American cinemas.
Acclaimed novelist and science fiction writer Iain Banks talks to Simon Mayo about his latest book, Transitions, a work founded on the idea of 'multiverse' theory.
Banks, who writes under the name Iain M Banks to denote his science fiction work, says his latest book combines both traditional fiction and science fantasy.
Mark Kermode discusses the latest film releases with Simon Mayo. Lively, controversial and…